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#HoosierHemp | May 2015
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Indiana Hemp Industries Association (INHIA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade group and state chapter affiliate of the Hemp Industries Association. Our mission is to promote the research and development of industrial hemp products and foster industry development within the state of Indiana.

Hoosier Hemp News

Permit Acquired, Seed To Be Shipped

After a lengthy process with the DEA, Purdue University researchers Dr. Janna Beckerman and Dr. Ron Turco received the import permit they need to have certified seed shipped into the United States. Even though the process has put them behind schedule for planting, they will sow the seed as soon as possible after its arrival.

Research, Industry Strategy Being Planned

Congratulations to our industrial hemp researchers at Purdue University for playing a part in the ranking - they are among the best agricultural minds in the world and we are lucky to be working with them! Representatives from INHIA, North American Industrial Hemp Counsil, Purdue University, Indiana Farm Bureau, and several interested companies came together last week in Indianapolis to discuss the next steps in furthering research and industry in Indiana. If you are interested in becoming involved with research projects or industry development, please contact us.

Upcoming Events

Farmers harvesting in hemp field near Warren, IN circa 1940
 
Hemp History Week, June 1-7, is right around the corner! Is there a grocery store or community center in your area where you could display hemp products & discuss hemp's benefits? If you have somewhere in mind, please sign up here to host an event. We can help you plan! If you would like to volunteer at an INHIA event that week, email us!

Hemp History Week Schedule

Monday, June 1st

Free Samples, Information Table
@ Nature's Pharm in Greenwood from 5:30-8p
@ Lucky's Market in Bloomington from 4-8p
 

Tuesday, June 2nd - Friday, June 5th

Free Samples, Products for Sale, Information
@ Cicero Coffee Co. in Cicero from 7a-2p daily
 

Wednesday, June 3rd

Bringing It Home Documentary & Hemp Industry Panel
@ Jenks Center in Lafayette from 6-9p
 

Saturday, June 6th
EXHIBITORS, REGISTER NOW!

INHIA's Future of Farming Expo & Marketplace
@ Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville from 10a-4p

Get Involved

We are always looking for committed volunteers and interns! Our internship application for undergraduate college students can be found here. Currently, we are seeking someone with administrative abilities.
Volunteer Form
Whether you eat hemp daily or have yet to try it, purchase from a local business! Foods Alive, an INHIA business member, is located in Waterloo, Indiana. They offer 15% off all hemp products at foodsalive.com when you use the code "INHIA" at checkout! Adding hemp to your diet will help keep you and your family healthy!
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